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Development Tools HTTP Basics Introduction to HTTP Sending Data with a GET Request

Ted Wahl
Ted Wahl
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What am I missing in the first part of the request line? The video shows a string of get?firstname=query&query


1 Answer

Hi Ted

These symbols are common in HTTP requests

? indicates the start of a query string

= indicates a key/value pair

& indicates additional key/value pairs allowing you to chain queries together

The solution is

GET /books?type=kindle&sort=popular HTTP/1.1 

Good Luck